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8:45 AM ET, December 29, 2014

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Josh Lederman / Associated Press:
Obama warns GOP he plans to use veto pen in 2015  —  HONOLULU (AP) — Warning from President Barack Obama to congressional Republicans: I have a veto pen and, come January, I won't be afraid to use it.  —  Since taking office in 2009, Obama has only vetoed legislation twice, both in fairly minor circumstances.
Emily Ngo / Newsday:
Rudy Giuliani criticizes de Blasio on talk shows; NYPD's Bratton denounces cops' mayoral snub … Complete coverage: 2 NYPD cops fatally shot … New York  —  NYPD's Ramos remembered at wake
Discussion: Political Wire and National Review
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Kyle Cheney / Politico:   Giuliani urges de Blasio to apologize for police remarks
Washington Post:
Indonesian official says missing AirAsia jet is believed to be at the bottom of the sea … BEIJING — Search officials in Indonesia said Monday morning that they believe a vanished AirAsia commercial jet with 162 people on board is at the bottom of the sea.
Discussion: Liberaland and The Gateway Pundit
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David McCabe / The Hill:
CNN bumps politics to cover missing plane
Discussion: Mediaite
James Bennet / The Atlantic Online:
Editor's Note: Executive Dysfunction  —  It's happened by this point in every modern two-term presidency: If we weren't sick of the guy to start with, we certainly are by now.  What once seemed like roguish charm, or bracing surety, or nuanced intelligence, has curdled into self-indulgence, or arrogance, or passivity.
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton Extend Run as Most Admired  —  Story Highlights  —  PRINCETON, N.J. — Americans continue to name Hillary Clinton as the woman living anywhere in the world whom they admire most, and name Barack Obama as the man they admire most.
Discussion: Political Wire and OnPolitics
Molly Ball / The Atlantic Online:
Is the Most Powerful Conservative in America Losing His Edge?  —  Erick Erickson built his career on stoking populist rage.  But now the man who steers the Tea Party says conservative anger has grown toxic and self-defeating.  —  Photos by Audra Melton
Discussion: RedState
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
16 in '16: The new battle for the Senate  —  Republicans begin the new election cycle on defense.  —  Republicans just won the Senate majority last month.  But can they keep it?  —  A cursory glance at the 2016 Senate map shows a slew of endangered Republicans up in two years …
Michele Corriston / People.com:
Chris Rock & Wife Malaak Compton-Rock Split  —  Chris Rock and his wife are divorcing after nearly 20 years together.  —  “After much contemplation and 19 years of marriage, Chris and I have decided to go our separate ways,” Malaak Compton-Rock, a philanthropist and founder of the nonprofit styleWorks, said in a statement Sunday.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
The Obama Recovery  —  Suppose that for some reason you decided to start hitting yourself in the head, repeatedly, with a baseball bat.  You'd feel pretty bad.  Correspondingly, you'd probably feel a lot better if and when you finally stopped.  What would that improvement in your condition tell you?
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Cameron Joseph / The Hill:
10 senators who could lose reelection in 2016  —  Senate Republicans will have to work hard to retain their recently won majority as they face a tough 2016 electoral map.  —  They have 24 seats up compared to Democrats' 10, including seven in states President Obama carried twice.
David McCabe / The Hill:
Perry: Jeb Bush getting into the 2016 race will ‘help field’  —  Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) said former Florida governor Jeb Bush's decision to explore a White House bid won't affect his own decision about whether to run for president.  —  “I think Jeb getting into the race will help the field …
Discussion: Political Wire
David Cohen / Politico:
Obama marks Afghanistan milestone  —  President Barack Obama on Sunday praised the official end of the 13-year U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan, offering his remarks to coincide with a handover ceremony there.  —  “On this day,” Obama said in a statement, “we give thanks to our troops …
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Josh Lederman / Associated Press:
Obama: Longest war in US history is ending
Discussion: Washington Post and NPR
Bob Christie / Associated Press:   Arizona Gov. Brewer leaving legacy of battling Washington
 
 
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